Study 30 members of National Football League Players Association - Retired 49 random visitors to 6seconds.org SEI assessment for EQ LS survey of factors such as violence, drugs, health, work Source: Six Seconds (www.6seconds.org)
Key Findings Higher EQ predicts greater life success - less violence and drug/alcohol problems, better health, work success, and relationships. Retired NFL players experience lower life- success than a comparison group. Source: Six Seconds (www.6seconds.org) It appears that athletes who develop greater emotional intelligence are more likely to succeed in life.
Skills for “People-Side” Emotional intelligence (“EQ”) is the capacity to effectively use emotions to make optimal decisions. (Six Seconds, 2001) Source: Six Seconds (www.6seconds.org)
EQ vs Life Success n=30, F = 32.88, p <.001 (R square =.55) Source: Six Seconds (www.6seconds.org)
Life Success Compared Source: Six Seconds (www.6seconds.org)
Contacts Study contact: Joshua Freedman Press contact: Marvin Smith 909.910.1529 Paper: www.6seconds.org/sei/wp-nfl.php Main: www.6seconds.org Corporate: www.sixseconds.com